Obituaries

Obituaries 01-12-2017

January 13, 2017
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Genevieve Piasecki Known as everyone’s “Babcia” (Polish Grandmother) Genevieve Piasecki of Nahant, formerly of Lynn and Chelsea, passed away on January 1 at the Jeffrey and Susan Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody where she was receiving supportive care.  She was 88 years old. She was a resident of Nahant for the past 20 years,...

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Obituaries 01-05-2017

January 6, 2017
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John ‘Skip’ Wronski Polaroid retiree John V. “Skip” Wronski passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, November 26, at the William Child Hospice facility in Palm Bay Florida. He was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was one of three children of the late William and Mary Wronski. John graduated...

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Obituaries 12-29-2016

January 4, 2017
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Harry Wellins Postal Service retiree; fought in World War II Battle of the Bulge and was a German Prisoner of War Harry Wellins (W/FLAG) Harry Wellins Postal Service retiree; fought in World War II Battle of the Bulge and was a German Prisoner of War Harry Wellins, a native of Chelsea and long-time resident...

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Obituaries 12-22-2016

December 23, 2016
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John ‘Skip’ Wronski Polaroid retiree John V. “Skip” Wronski passed away after a brief illness on Saturday, November 26, at the William Child Hospice facility in Palm Bay Florida. He was 84 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was one of three children of the late William and Mary Wronski. John graduated...

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Obituaries 12-15-2016

December 16, 2016
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James Cunniff Customer service retiree, always a happy and friendly James M. Cunniff of Chelsea died suddenly and unexpectedly at home on Wednesday morning,  December 7 at the age of 62. Always a happy and friendly person, for over 30 years, until his retirement, he worked in customer service, first at Bradlee’s and after...

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Obituaries 12-08-2016

December 9, 2016
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Margaret E. Selvage Longtime resident of the Mill Hill Section of Chelsea Margaret Selvage of Chelsea passed away on December 2 at the Whidden Memorial Hospital after a decline in health and short illness. She was 76 years old. Born and raised in East Boston, she was one of four children of the late Thomas and...

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Obituaries 12-01-2016

December 2, 2016
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Donna Marie Chafin Best remembered for her love of animals and her caring, fun loving and feisty personality Donna Marie Chafin, a lifelong resident of Chelsea, passed away on November 17 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long battle with ongoing illness. She was 55 years old. Born in Winthrop, she...

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Obituaries 11-24-2016

November 24, 2016
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Robert Joyce, Sr. Retired union carpenter; past member of Polish Falcons and Revere Lodge of Elks Robert W. Joyce, Sr. of Chelsea passed away on Monday, November 21 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a brief and unexpected illness. He was 80 years old.  Born in East Boston, he grew up in Saugus,...

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Obituaries 11-17-2016

November 18, 2016
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James Mahoney Retired electricians supply sales manager James M. Mahoney passed away peacefully on November 13 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers after a long battle with ongoing illness. Just ten days earlier, on November 3, he celebrated his 43rd wedding anniversary with his beloved wife of 43 years, Debra A. (Grungo)...

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Obituaries 11-10-2016

November 11, 2016
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Gerald Solar Decorated Vietnam veteran, US Postal Service retiree, past member of NALC, AMVETS and past vice president of Chelsea PPC Gerald L. Solar passed away Sunday morning November 6 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston after a long battle with cancer. He was 71 years old. Born and raised in Chelsea, he was...

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